Daily Archives: January 12, 2017

Pema to expand ministry

Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Jan 11: The cabinet expansion of Pema Khandu led BJP government is expected to take place on Saturday. The names of potential cabinet inductee include parliamentary secretary for education Bamang Felix, Tezu MLA Dr Mahesh Chai and Ziro-Hapoli MLA Tage Taki. RSS along with majority of 'original'...

Late Tarh Peeju to get national bravery award

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: Late Tarh Peeju has been selected, Posthumously, for Indian Council for Child Welfare's National Bravery Award (Bharat Award) 2016. On May 19, 2016, nine year old Peeju drowned while saving her cousins Miss Phassang Marry and Tarh Charu when they attempted to cross Pachin River in Naharlagun. Peeju...

CM invite investors to Arunachal

AHMEDABAD, Jan 11: Chief Minister Pema Khandu asserted that with its strategic location between Bhutan, China and Myanmar vis-à-vis Govt. of India's Act East Policy, Arunachal Pradesh offers immeasurable opportunities for business and growth. Convening an Investor's Meet on the side-lines of the inaugural function of the 8th Vibrant Gujarat...

NGOs slam India’s human rights situation, shrinking democratic space

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: A number of non-governmental organizations have criticized the Indian government for its poor record with regard to critical issues such as harassment of civil rights activists, shrinking democratic space, discrimination against minorities, and condition of women, children, Dalits and tribal people in the country. These and many...

Rijiju unveils Taak Soi dedication pillar

AALO, Jan 11: Union Minister of State for Home GoI, Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday unveiled Taak Soi dedication pillar on the occasion of 17th foundation day of Galo Welfare Society (GWS) at Zirdo on Tuesday last. Addressing a huge gathering on the occasion, Rijiju lauded the GWS for taking up...

Arunachal shine at Vibrant Gujrat summit

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: Visitors continue to flock Arunachal Stall at Vibrant Gujurat Global Submit-2017. Domestic as well as visitors from abroad visited the stall to know everything about the state and explore the possibilities of investment on various sectors relating to Non Timber Forest Products (NTFP), said a release. The main...

Pangsau Pass Winter Festival

CHANGLANG, Jan 11: After a gap of three years, the Pangsau Pass Winter Festival 2017 is back again in Nampong from January 20 to 22. Preparations are going on in full-swing for the event considered as one of the most popular tourism festivals of Arunachal Pradesh. Local MLA Laisam Simai accompanied...

‘Water scarcity in Debing village man-made’

PASIGHAT, Jan 11: The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), Pasighat has refuted the allegation leveled against it for water scarcity in Debing village under Ruksin sub division. Claiming drinking water crisis in the village was rather a man-made one, AE (PHED) Kaling Taki claimed that water supply in the village...

NABARD launches potential linked credit plan

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has launched the Potential Linked Credit Plan (PLP) for Changlang district on Wednesday. It was launched by Deputy Commissioner Wajong Khimhun, and District Development Manager, NABARD, Changlang Kamal Roy. Roy informed that the total credit potential under the...

Meyors celebrate Lha Chhuth with traditional fervor

ANJAW, Jan 11: The Lha Chhuth festival of the Meyors of Anjaw district was celebrated with traditional fervour in the remote village of Tinai here on Wednesday. Greeting the people on the occasion, Anjaw Deputy Commissioner, Mamata Riba appreciated the indigenous communities for keeping their tradition and culture intact and...

DC stresses need to carry out IPPI and MI-IV in mission mode

PALIN, Jan 11: Kra Daadi Deputy Commissioner, Habung Donyi has stressed on the need to carry out Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) and Mission Indradhanush- IV(MI-IV) in a mission mode to prevent the occurrence of diseases. He was addressing a meeting of the District Task Force for Immunization-cum-Workshop on IPPI...

Re-establish teacher-student relationship: Commissioner

ZIRO, Jan 11: Education Commissioner Hage Kojeen on Monday called upon the teachers of the state to rededicate themselves to their noble profession and re-establish the positive teacher-student relationship that existed earlier. Interacting with the teachers of Govt. Secondary School, Hari during a visit to the school on Wednesday, Kajeen...

Arunachal wins 6 medals in National School Games

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: Arunachal won 6 bronze medals in the 62nd National School Games, which was held in New Delhi from January 2 to 9. The medal winners are Joseph Parang Londa, Mojum Dodum, Atum Sono, Doni Neri, Rosemlu Tamblung and Niamun Mara. The team was led by KAI certified Coach...

House gutted, relief sought

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: The private house of one Yanu Maling of Forest Colony, Damsite, Naharlagun was reduced to ashes in a fire incident on January 10. The victim could not save anything as all household properties, including valuable ones, were completed destroyed in the fire, informed member of empowered standing...

Awareness prog on gender-based violence

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: An awareness programme on domestic as well as gender-based violence was organized by Indo Global Social Service Society (Smile) at Hapoli, Lower Subansiri on Wednesday. Various women friendly laws that safeguard women from harassment and legal provisions to fight violence against women as form of gender-based discrimination...

Health camp by NGO

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: More than 250 patients were given free treatment during a health camp organized at Sito Health Sub-Centre under Deed Neelam PHC by NN Charitable Society (NNCS), Doimukh. A team of medical team headed by Dr. Oling Perme and Dr. Chow Milinda Engling conducted the health camp, wherein...

Officer’s demise condoled

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: The Directorate of Women and Child Development has condoled untimely demise of late Tao Nalo CDPO Nacho who died on January 8 due to brain hemorrhage. As a mark of respect, the department observed two minute silence in office premise. Late Nalo was born on 18th...

Union seeks extension

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: The All Arunachal Pradesh Workers' Union (AAPWU) sought for extension of dates to furnish Aadhar card for continuation of various posts such as WC and Casual employees. The representation from the workers union to Chief Secretary came after the Finance Department has made it mandatory for...

Traditional dance & drama competition

AALO, Jan 11: The circle-level traditional dance and drama competition was organized by Vivekananda Kendra at Bagra and Tirbin on two different occasions as part of Samarth Bharat Parva here recently. The Higi Bagra village and Lipu Pigi Bagra came first and second in the competition held at Bagra Circle...

Ayon Boli memorial football tourney begins in Yingkiong

YINGKIONG, Jan 11: The 2nd Ayon Boli Memorial Football Tournament began at general ground here on Wednesday. Upper Siang Deputy Commissioner Remo Kamki who attended the inaugural said that players should always maintain discipline on and off the field and play the game in a friendly but competitive manner. Superintendent of...

AAPLU writes to CM

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: Stating that the recently approved schemes under SADA are not for common cause, All Arunachal Pradesh Labour Union(AAPLU) demanded for rectification in selection of schemes. In a letter to Chief Minister, AAPLU further urged the government to implement the Supreme Court order prohibiting Indian Made Foreign Liquor(IMFL)...

ASM writes to ADC for a functional SBI

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: Claiming that State Bank of India Yazali Branch is not functioning since January 2, 2017, the Anchal Samity Member (ASM) of 5th Takam Passa Yazali segment wrote to Additional Deputy Commissioner to intervene for early functioning of SBI. In a letter to ADC Yazali, ASM Tao Ror...

Renovated badminton court Inaugurated

AALO, Jan 11: The renovated District Badminton Court at Tourist Lodge Complex, Aalo was inaugurated by former ZPC Jarsa Gamlin on January 10. Gamlin, a state badminton champion in veteran category, exhorted the members of District Badminton Association to make efforts for promotion and popularization of the sport of badminton...

Skill training progs

ITANAGAR, Jan 11: A two months training on handicrafts under ESTP&P component of DAY-NULM commenced at Palin in Kra Dadi district on Tuesday organized by NYP. DUDA UPO Toko Api while inaugurating the training exhorted the 50 young men and women trainees to make the best use of the platform...

Warning bell from Beijing

Days after report emerged that India and Vietnam are exploring possibilities of selling Akash surface-to-air missiles to the latter, Chinese media has reacted with vitriolic over the potential move. The said missile can engage hostile aircraft and drones at a range of 25 kilometres. Vietnam which shares frosty relation...

Diversifying Agriculture

Raising farmers income vital By Dhurjati Mukherjee Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently called for focusing on higher agricultural productivity through the use of latest technology and high-yielding crop varieties to help double farmers’ income by 2022. He also stated the need to revisit the incentive structure of farming, besides focusing on...

Sexual perverts having a field day

Dear Editor, The glitter of modernity is not without a taint of depravity. What’s too upsetting lately is a new breed of perverts who are wreaking havoc with the society and the modesty of womanhood. They prey upon any females, even kids, anywhere any time. How disgusting, the instances of...

Hydro power in Arunachal

Dear Editor, I applaud the very lucid and visionary letter by Marli Kamki, Secretary Debate S&S, AAPSU in your esteemed newspaper which was published on Jan 10. The Hydro potential of the State is immense and should be developed for the benefit of our people and its future. However, exploitative profiteering...

India, US sign MoU over cyber security

New Delhi, Jan 11 (PTI): India and the US have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for close cooperation and exchange of information pertaining to cyber security. The MoU between Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) and US CERT was signed by Electronics and IT Secretary Aruna Sundararajan and Richard...

India, Israel to strengthen agricultural ties

New Delhi , Jan 11 (PTI): India and Israel today expressed their commitment to strengthen bilateral relations in the field of agriculture and cooperation in allied sectors between the two countries. Israeli delegation-led by Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel called on farm minister Radha Mohan Singh and discussed bilateral cooperation in...
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